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Letter to the Editor (Sep. 1)

To the editor: During our first visit to NIWOT my 82-year-old husband took a walk to the local market, sat down with a cup of coffee and worked on his Sudoku. Beside him was...

 

It's a laughing matter

I am not a princess. Really - despite any rumors you’ve heard to the contrary. My problem is that I’m just not a handy person. I don’t sew, decoupage, scrapbook, paint,...

 
 By Hannah Stewart    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Midsummer book review: The Other Room

If you're looking for a quick easy read, this book isn't exactly it. It's certainly quick and thriller-like, but it's so...

 

Stop expanding the Urban Heat Island effect in Boulder

The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect arises when natural environments are replaced with artificial surfaces such as concrete and buildings, which absorb solar radiation...

 
 By Ben Berman    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Opinion: CU community must face a reckoning from Hill riot

On Saturday, March 6, Boulder saw its first crack of warm weather for the season. As the sunny weekend day progressed, thousands of my peers from the University of Colorado fl...

 

Letter to the Editor (Feb. 24)

To the editor: What can you do about air pollution and the spread of COVID? Many people believe that since wood smoke is a natural substance, it is not harmful. However,...

 

A gift to loved ones

Your digital legacy is the electronic data that is left behind when we die. In today’s technologically immersed world, it is more important than ever to think about your...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 25)

Dear Editor: This note is being sent with heartfelt thanks to this thoughtful and giving Niwot community. Recently our hotel provided housing to several firefighter and...

 

My experience and advice on overcoming COVID-19

Much to my surprise, I tested positive for COVID-19 in October. We all know of the highly contagious nature of the virus and unfortunately, I must have been in the wrong place...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 11)

As the fires burn on we are faced with the reality of our world today. As we have felt the smoke collecting in our lungs, irritated eyes, difficulty to breath, and the...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 4)

Small towns like Niwot are an endangered species throughout the US. For a small town to survive or even thrive, is heroic. What makes Niwot different? Our Voice, which speaks...

 

Letter to the Editor (Oct. 28)

The CalWood and the Lefthand Canyon Fires have impacted our community. I want to extend my thoughts and prayers to those who have lost their homes and have been evacuated. I...

 

What happened to the 8 p.m. howl?

Dear Editor, Every day in the spring, I looked forward to the 8 p.m. howl. Along with so many other people across the US, I’d walk outside at 8 p.m. and join in with...

 

Because of Covid-19

Because of Covid-19, I laugh more easily, more loudly and longer than ever before. Because of Covid-19, I weep more easily,...

 

Letter to the Editor (Aug. 5)

To the editor: "Do you have your mask?" A phrase that, in the past, may have only been spoken to a costume-clad child...

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 29, 2020

Running for Office

I'm a very political animal. The first thing I remember watching on TV was the 1952 Republican Convention, when I was three....

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 22, 2020

A most magical occurrence

In May, a most magical occurrence was in the cards for me, but I had no way to see it coming. When I moved to Colorado, I...

 

The 'Move Over' law just added a little more to it

On Nov. 26, 2016 my friend Trooper Cody Donahue was killed by a truck that failed to move over while he was investigating a...

 

Letter to the Editor (July 15)

Greetings from Italy, Thank you for taking the time and sending tasty sweets to our Soldiers in Italy; they enjoyed the...

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 15, 2020

Free shipping

You’ve all seen the commercials that say, “Free Shipping.” Well, I’m here to tell you that there is no such thing....

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 8, 2020

Love in the time of Covid-19

As the saying goes, I met somebody, last September. We hit it off, in a big way. Eventually, we decided that we were serious...

 
 By Kate Missett    Opinion    July 1, 2020

Keep Niwot beautiful

I moved to Niwot from Wyoming in early April, just as things were beginning to green up here. After having spent the previous...

 
 By Courier Staff    Opinion    July 1, 2020

Thank you from the Left Hand Valley Courier

We at the Left Hand Valley Courier would like to express our sincere appreciation to the Boulder County Commissioners for the Small Business COVID-19 Relief Fund Grant we...

 

Letter to the Editor (July 1)

Niwot Neighbors, I'm Ellise Stager. I just finished a Food Drive for the Community Food Share, and as a community, we...

 

Letter to the Editor (June 3)

We moved to Niwot in February 2018 and have been so grateful for the community here, especially during this time of...

 

Letter to the Editor (May 20)

To the editor: Three years after the flood in 2013 state and local governments spent money to understand how monolingual Spanish speaking residents of Boulder County were impa...

 

A Thank You To Niwot

As I was at home dealing with all of the aspects of the Covid19 experience, I was contacted by so many people from our community. Everyone was so kind and thoughtful. I want...

 

Letter to the Editor (April 8)

To the Editor: First of all, many thanks to the Courier for 23 years of community reporting. We will miss the print edition, and urge everyone to subscribe to the online...

 

Wooden Clogs and Bike Cogs: Obituary of a bike commuter

In the sixth grade, my social studies teacher had our class do a report and presentation on a European country. My partner and I chose Denmark. I don't remember much about...

 

It's a laughing matter

It's been a long time since my friend Sadie and I have connected. When I was writing this column on a regular basis, Sadie...

 

Letter to the Editor (Feb. 19)

Dear Editor I read the article called "Mwebaza Club at NHS Raises Money for Ugandan Boy" and was truly moved by Peter's situation. We are so fortunate in this country to have...

 

Letters to the Editor (Feb. 12)

Dear Editor, The “Niwot Incorporation Committee” has presented the results of an investigation into the feasibility of incorporating the town of Niwot on their website at...

 

Letter to the Editor (Feb. 5)

Dear Editor, Many thanks to Carrie Wise, Pat Murphy and Bert Steele for sharing common sense insights into the impacts of incorporation. As Carrie so (wisely) put it: “I...

 

Letter to the Editor (Nov. 13)

Sprouting wings grows unexpected roots, And these in turn bring unpredicted fruits. Recently I gave myself new sight, By moving life and limb from urban blight. I set my...

 

Letters to the Editor (Nov. 6)

To the editor: There is no climate emergency! Those are not my words, but rather the words of 500 of the world's most knowledgeable and experienced scientists and...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 30)

To the editor: Perhaps the recent Letter submissions regarding climate change might benefit from Googling three sources: ) "17,200 Scientists Dispute Global Warming" 2)...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 23)

To the editor: Concerning the letter published by Dick Piland of Niwot: First of all WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas stated that his comments were taken out of context...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 16)

Dear Editor: Never before, in my 30 years of living in Niwot, have I ever been disappointed or ashamed of Niwot High School; their curriculum, administrative and/or athletic...

 

Letters to the Editor (Oct. 9)

To the Editor: Thank you for highlighting the passion and dedication of local Niwot High School students in your recent article “Niwot High students strike for climate...

 

Letter to the Editor (Aug. 14)

To the Editor: What Mr. Maxwell, BoCo Transportation Director, in his August 7th front page Left Hand Valley Courier did NOT tell you is the following: The road construction i...

 
 By Bruce Warren    Opinion    May 1, 2019

Editorial: Broken Trust in Niwot

The Boulder County Commissioners (BOCC), whose job includes the governance of Niwot, abdicated that role to a Land Use Department whose “arrogance of power” as Niwot resid...

 

Letter to the Editor, May 1

Dear Editor, It is a Wednesday afternoon at about 2:30. I am standing at the kitchen window making a late lunch. Hey, I am retired I can eat when I want. I just heard the trai...

 

It's a Laughing Matter

Good morning, this is I.R.I.T.A.T.E. - International Responders Including Telemarketers and Telepathy Ecosystems. How may I help you? Oh I see, you're finding that people are...

 

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 21

All Niwot property owners deserve the same rights. Through a moratorium, Land Use staff is trying to restrict the use of a...

 

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